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A Russian Delegation Visits IRAS

21 Apr 2016 21:32

Abdulhamid Bulatov Osmanovic, Head of department to strengthen national unity and preventing extremism on ethnic or religious grounds of the Russian Federal Agency for Nationalities (FADH), accompanied by Iskander Islamov, Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to I.R.Iran, and Lana Ravandi-Fadai, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, visited the IRAS Institute on April 20, 2016.

The Russian delegation was welcomed by Davood Kiani, IRAS First Deputy Director, and senior experts of the institute.

In this meeting, both sides stressed the importance of scientific collaboration on “religious extremism”, “fight against Daesh” and “national unity”. They also agreed to encourage scientific and academic exchanges between IRAS and some Russian educational organizations in the near future.